Deborah D. Williamson
Dykema Gossett PLLC
Deborah Williamson has practiced insolvency and restructuring law for over 30 years. Ms. Williamson is regularly called on by clients in a variety of industries for her bankruptcy experience and advice regarding counterparty risk. She currently serves as one of the 19 members of the American Bankruptcy Institute’s (ABI) Bankruptcy Reform Commission. In 2011, she was awarded the ABI’s Lifetime Achievement Award, which has been presented only twice in the ABI’s nearly 30-year history. Based in San Antonio, she travels frequently around Texas, the United States, and the world to address colleagues and counsel clients on bankruptcy issues and trends. In 2016, Williamson authored the second edition of When Gushers Go Dry, The Essentials of Oil & Gas Bankruptcy to address new realities in the oil fields, the first guide to oil and gas bankruptcy. She is currently a member of Dykema's Executive Board.